“Functional Safety Standards Past, Present and Future”

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Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork

Wednesday, 26th November 2014, 19.00

Over the last twenty years we have seen many standards applicable to machine and process safety. As technology evolves likewise functional safety standards evolve also.
More recently we have seen updates to major standards like IEC 61508 which will have implications to sector standards like 61511 for Process and 62061 for machinery Safety.

In this presentation, I will discuss how safety standards have evolved for both machinery related applications and process applications and newer hybrid applications.
We will discuss some of the more frequently used machine & process safety standards and take a look to where we can expect these standards to lead us in the near future.

About Brian Maher and Rockwell Automation.

image003Brian Maher has over fifteen years’ experience working in the field of Functional Safety. He was the first Engineer in Ireland to be certified as a functional safety engineer by TÜV Rheinland for machine related safety applications in 2010. He currently works with Rockwell Automation as Senior Commercial Engineer supporting customers and teams across EMEA.

 

 

 

Photos from DLC

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Photos from MES Conference “Where Next for MES?”

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ISPE GAMP CoP Committee and Speakers

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From Left: Back Row: Paul Moody – Irish Medicines Board, Annette Keane – LSC, Eddie Ryan – Systematic I.S. Strategies, Colin Taft – J&J LES project Lead, John O’Neill – Senior Director, Quality, Janssen Biologics, Caoimhe Kiely – QUMAS, Kieran Coughlan – LSC, Alan Bateman – Janssen Pharma

 

Front Row: Sean O’Connor – Zenith Technologies David Twohig, Gilead Sciences, Veronica Power, Mylan Manufacturing Services & Validation Director, Mylan Respiratory, Chris Reid (GAMP Europe President)

Janssen Biologics MES Seminar pictures

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Astellas Ireland Kilorglin Plant Plant tour pictures

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Pictures from PAT/QbD and Process Validation talk

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Pictures from Automation Project Delivery talk

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Pictures from February 8th 7:30 pm – technical Talk:

Automation Project Delivery

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 19:30 Wednesday 8th February 2012 Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork.

Registration on the night. All are welcome, you don’t need to be an ISA member to attend Feel free to bring a colleague.

PROFILE OF SPEAKERS:

Mr Andre Michel Skillpad, Quebec, Canada

Andre Michel has 25 years of successful automation project delivery in a wide variety of industries on projects of all scales. His Experience includes:

Management of preliminary design, detail engineering, construction, commissioning and start-up of projects in many industries

Application of project management methodology, tools and techniques for the management of automation projects

Coordination of multi-discipline teams

Specification, evaluation, selection and purchase of automation equipment

Specification, installation and programming of distributed control system (DCS), PLC, instruments, control elements (including electrical or pneumatic  equipment).

Pharmaceutical experience with FDA regulation, GMP, GAMP 5, CFR 21 Part 11 and Validation

Andre has been a member of ISA since 2001 and has been active at the Section, Dis- trict, Division and Society level of the ISA. Andre is currently the President-Elect of the ISA Montreal Section, where he has held roles of Secretary and Professional Devel- opment Chair. In these roles Andre has developed partnerships with REAI (the organi- zation of Automation Manufacturers in Quebec) and RVA (Rendez Vous of Automa- tion). At a District level Andre has held the role of Leadership Development Chair and participated and presented at the 2011 District Leadership Conference in Toronto and 2010 District Leadership Conference in Montreal. Within the Food and Pharmaceutical Division (FPID) of ISA, Andre has been very active helping to develop and roll out a program of web-based seminars on Pharmaceutical Automation while also being the Newsletter Editor for the last 4 years.

John Downey becomes section President

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John Downey and David O Brien